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Patent Absurdity


Published 2010


Patent Absurdity explores the case of software patents and the history of judicial activism that led to their rise, and the harm being done to software developers and the wider economy. The film is based on a series of interviews conducted during the Supreme Court's review of in re Bilski — a case that could have profound implications for the patenting of software.

With interviews from Eben Moglen, Dan Bricklin, Karen Sandler, Richard Stallman and others...


Producer Jamie King
Sponsor The Free Software Foundation
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

Credits

* Directed, Shot and Edited by Luca Lucarini
* Produced by Jamie King
* Animations by Christopher Allan Webber
* Sound Mix by Matt Smith

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